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Shipping magnates stand in contrast to Greece's troubles

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Greece's seafaring mastery is a remarkable feat for the world's 42nd largest economy, where economic and political turmoil has left a quarter of the population unemployed. Picture shows the port of Piraeus, Greece's largest.

London

MORE than a thousand delegates from the shipping industry gathered last month at the Hilton Athens for the Greek Shipping Forum, a day of speeches and panel discussions on private equity, ship recycling and financing.

The packed reception hall was a testament to how the